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Space drives e-mobility

An ESA business incubation start-up company is helping major car manufacturers to develop electric vehicle concepts and improve safety systems by turning ideas quickly into virtual prototypes.

dateMay 21, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Two takes on lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries have transformed our lives. Without them, we wouldn't have laptop computers or cell phones—at least, not the long-lived, lightweight kindwe're used to—and in the near future they ...

dateApr 16, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Tesla CEO vows to pay off US loan early

The chief executive of electric car maker Tesla Motors says his company plans to pay back an Energy Department loan in half the time required by the U.S. government.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in Business
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The nuclear reactor in your basement

How would you like to replace your water heater with a nuclear reactor? That's what Joseph Zawodny, a senior scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, hopes to help bring about. It would tap the enormous ...

dateFeb 19, 2013 in General Physics
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